Three men have been arrested for allegedly raping a dalit second year BSc nursing student in Varkala, near Thiruvananthapuram after the police tracked the mobile signals of the suspects. The arrests have taken place three days after the gangrape took place.
The alleged rapists, including the auto rickshaw driver, Shyju, who was the victim’s friend and two of his friends are aged between 20 to 25 years.
The girl was gang-raped by the three men on an isolated spot. She was in a state of shock and suffered fits when she was found by some people around there.
The incident happened just days after the brutal murder and alleged rape of a Dalit law student in Perumbavoor, Kerala.
A case against the accused has been registered under IPC 376 (2) (g) (gangrape).
The girl was admitted to the hospital, in the ICU of the SAT hospital at the Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College.
SAT hospital superintendent in a release said,”Doctors are frequently monitoring her health condition, which is stable now. Visitors are strictly prohibited.”